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Nuns, not Bishops, Drive Social Renewal and Reducing Abortions

Aside from a strained relationship with my eighth grade teacher, Sister John Michael, the nuns in my life provided wonderful guidance, and a few kept me from getting into very serious trouble. Sometimes, they have been ahead of the curve … Continue reading

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We need Linda for Lieutenant Governor

Now that many of us have withdrawn to our snuggies hand-wringing about the plight of our Democratic elected officials and President Obama, and whining about those mean old lying Republicans, it’s time to snap out of it and meet the … Continue reading

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Satan shot, Haig says he’s in control

Just as well could have been the headline from March 30,1981 Al Haig December 2,1924-February 20,2010 Don’t worry, he’ll have plenty of company Share on Facebook

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Too soon?

In a bizarre twist of illogic, Alex Jones declares that the plane crash in Austin was a conspiracy, and the fighter jets scrambled from Houston after the crash were actually near the Echelon Building the same time that Joseph Stack … Continue reading

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Fun Fact

Annual salaries General David Petraeus, Commander of the US Central Command @$250,000 Sean Hannity, Fox News resident clown $20,000,000 Contact Fox and ask why their two-bit entertainer makes more money than the man responsible for protecting Hannity’s freedom to act … Continue reading

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Bad Week

Massachusetts vote Supreme Court decision Dan Patrick is still with us Share on Facebook

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Rambo Catholics

These people are so itching for a fight. Schism they want, schism they’ll get. The full article Even though there has been a realignment of religious groups in fighting the cultural war on economic issues rather than social ones, the … Continue reading

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Who is running the Austin Catholic Diocese?

Texas Association of Business president Bill Hammond raises his ugly head. More on that later When the former bishop of the Austin Diocese, Greg Aymond, was installed as Archbishop of New Orleans, the now vacant Austin position that could take … Continue reading

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Chamber of Horrors

Maybe the most worthless organization this side of the Heritage Foundation continues its’ creep toward conservative Christian extremism. Recent statements from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce about global warming would make the Texas SBOE envious. “We’ve never questioned the science … Continue reading

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GOP loves poor people. Who knew?

Every once in awhile, a local contributors’ letter to the AAS is so outlandish, that you are left speechless. Well, at least for a little while. When Travis County Chairwoman Rosemary Edwards states in her diatribe against the city of … Continue reading

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